Visit of His Grace, Bishop Irénée to the deanery of Alberta

St. Elias - Pakan, AB
June 7, 2014 to June 10, 2014

From June 7 to June 10, 2014 His Grace, Bishop Irénée visited the deanery of Alberta.

June 7: Vigil of Pentecost at St. Herman of Alaska Sobor, Edmonton.
June 8, Pentecost: Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at Hot Trinity Church, Edmonton.
June 9, Holy Spirit Day: Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Dickie Bush.
June 10: Moleben and Memorial Litiya at St. Elias, Pakan.

Concelebrating with Bishop Irénée were Fr. Phillip Eriksson, Dean of Alberta, Archimandrite Alexander (Pihach), OCA Representative to the Patriarch of Russia, Archimandrite Philip (Speranza), Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Igumen Gerasim (Power), Rector of St. Elias Church, Fr. Vincent Lehr, Priest-in-Charge of St. Herman of Alaska Sobor, Fr. Daniel Friesen, Priest-in-Charge of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, along with other local and guest clergy from around the deanery. During his visit, His Grace also presented clergy with Paschal awards. Fr. Vincent Lehr was awarded the Gold Cross and Frs. Michael Schaplowsky and Daniel Friesen were awarded the Kamilavka.